Johan von Sydow


Johan von Sydow is a drector and staff producer at SVT:s well renowned arts and culture show Kobra. His first two documentaries (Mare Kandre and The Jussi Bjoerling Saga) were called “the two best Swedish cultural docs in the 2000s” by a leading tv-critic, and his latest (Ratata through the ´80s) was, according to another critic, “a benchmark for future Swedish popmusic documentaries”. The Jussi Bjoerling Saga was nominated as Best documentary in the Swedish TV-award Kristallen.

Johan has studied photography, journalism, acting, russian, and is also struggling as an amateur standup-comedian. At Momento Film he is directing the film What’s Eating Tiny Tim?


2013 – Den andra sporten (TV Series documentary) (dramaturge – 3 episodes)

2013 Ratata Through the 80s, documentary, director

 2012 – The Artist Who Disappeared, documentary, director

 2011 – The Jussi Bjoerling Saga, documentary, director

 2009 – Mare Kandre: I am the Genius! documentary, director